New York Times Combines Video, Audio Evidence Into Timeline of Las Vegas Shooting [VIDEO

Four New York Times journalists have compiled dozens of bits of video and audio evidence captured during the Mandalay Bay shooting. They’ve matched time stamps and even audio signatures to assemble an impressive timeline of Stephen Paddock’s attack on the concert crowd below. The video doesn’t address questions that remain about when hotel security and […]

Is Las Vegas Sheriff Lombardo Covering-Up for the Mandalay Bay Hotel?

Even as Dan and I were recording our first podcast, recounting the mystery that has become the Mandalay Bay hotel shooting, the Las Vegas Sheriff’s department revised the crime’s timeline. Again. Las Vegas police said Friday that the gunman who opened fire on a country-music festival far below his hotel suite did not shoot a security […]

At Least One of Stephen Paddock’s Rifles Was Equipped With a Bump-Fire Stock

Photos of two of the AR’s used by Stephen Paddock to shoot at a concert crowd assembled below the Mandalay Bay Hotel in Las Vegas Sunday night have emerged. From “The photos, obtained by Boston 25, show two semi-automatic weapons, with one having a ‘bump stock‘ added to make it fully automatic. Fully-automatic weapons allow the […]

TTAG Daily Digest: Mandalay Bay Special Edition

Adam Gopnik declares war on the Second Amendment . . . In the Wake of the Las Vegas Shooting, There Can Be No Truce with the Second Amendment The facts remain facts. Gun control acts on gun violence the way antibiotics act on infections—imperfectly but with massive efficacy. Yet, even with that knowledge, some of […]